University Awards Programs (A-66)
Original Implementation: January 29, 2008
Last Revision: January 25, 2011
Cash awards may be given to employees as part of award programs established by the university in recognition of outstanding teaching, research, service, or performance.
Employee cash award payments must be based on the published criteria and award process and approved in writing in advance by the provost and vice president for academic affairs for faculty, or the president for staff. Award programs within a college are approved by the dean and the provost and vice president for academic affairs.
University-sponsored, campus-wide awards programs include: Teaching Excellence Awards, Bright Ideas Conference Awards, Regents Professorships, and the president’s staff awards.
These awards are paid as stipends and are not considered part of an employee’s base appointment salary.
Cross Reference: Regents Professor (A-38); Salary Supplements, Stipends and Additional Compensation (E-9); Service Awards (E-45)
Responsible for Implementation: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Finance and Administration
Contact for Revision: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of Human Resources
Forms: Stipend Authorization Form
Board Committee Assignment: Academic and Student Affairs